Maintained by: NLnet Labs

[Unbound-users] Troubles with using Round-Robin balancing.

Hauke Lampe
Wed Apr 21 11:25:36 CEST 2010

Pavel wrote:

> I'm sorry, but I don't clearly understand
> what you want to say?

Likewise, I don't quite see what you're trying to do. Maybe you could
describe what you expect.

> Does this feature limitation of unbound
> is by-design?

What limitation do you see here? Btw, dnscache does not do "round-robin"
either. Try e.g.:

dig @ (Unbound from svn-trunk)
dig @ (dnscache w/ dnscurve-Patch)

Both Unbound and dnscache return the same order from the cache on every

> Just for note, djbdns works properly in this case, it gets by
> including required zone to forward section.

dnscache caches answers from forwarders, too, and returns them in a
"fixed" order. Maybe you should explain your configuration in more detail.


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